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Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment 2019

Save the Children Nigeria Recruitment 2018

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.

In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states – Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna – focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

1. Job Title: Case Management Coordinator (National Position)

Job Ref: 190000MO
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role

  • This role will manage Child Protection projects in Maiduguri, Borno State within the Save the Children country program.
  • The Child Protection Coordinator will have overall responsibility for project activities including supporting the coordination of effective and efficient planning, implementation and monitoring of the project at field level.
  • The child protection program is currently focused on Case management, psychosocial support (which includes the provision of psychosocial support to children through community based child protection networks and child friendly spaces), community strengthening and capacity building for the staff and ministry staff.

Main Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the Children CP Advisor, manage project field activities, ensuring project objectives are being achieved and ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of our field work.
  • Working closely with the CP Advisor, ensure that the project implementation strategy is clearly understood by the implementing teams, and ensure that project plans and strategies are adhered to during implementation,
  • Facilitate all trainings on case management for case workers
  • Collate and compile all work plans and share with CP Manager weekly.
  • Conduct referral and protection mapping (any other assessments)
  • Lead the formation and initial training of foster parents
  • Ensure meetings and activities hold monthly
  • Ensure all documentation, reports, and records are maintained per agreed procedure, and information is provided on community activities as required.
  • Facilitate mentoring and coaching of case workers on various topics, as outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Ensure all cases are case managed with confidentiality clause adhered to
  • Coordinate case conference meetings
  • Daily supervision of the Child protection case workers.
  • Ensure that case workers are trained on UASC and registration of the children
  • Ensure the quality of the case management tools
  • Participate in the CP assessment and analysis process
  • In coordination with the CP team, support regular participatory activities with different groups of children to identify issues affecting children in project locations and assists team to develop appropriate responses.
  • Must adhere to the child safeguarding and protection policies and reporting standards.
  • Write and submit weekly activity reports.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values
  • Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:
  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work or relevant field experience.
  • At least three (4) years post NYSC relevant experience in child protection programming
  • Demonstrable commitment to a holistic vision of children’s welfare
  • Substantial management experience, preferably in emergencies
  • Excellent written and spoken English; local language skills a major advantage
  • Demonstrable competence in report writing
  • Experience of financial planning and expenditure monitoring as applied to grants management
  • Experience of working with communities, and supporting their participation, ownership and empowerment
  • Strong representational and communication skills sensitive to the cultural and military/political environment
  • The ability to plan and ensure the implementation of projects, and to oversee the management and report on resources effectively.
  • Able to work calmly under pressure in a rapidly changing context
  • Proven team management skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility; ability and willingness to live in the field
  • Competent in Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Commitment to upholding Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy, and other Global Policies.

Application Deadline: 22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2. Job Title: Child Protection & Gender Based Violence Response Officer

Ref No: D190000MM
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Role Purpose

  • The CP and GBV Response Officer is responsible for ensuring that quality psychosocial support services for GBV survivors are provided to internally displaced persons under the age of 18.
  • Build the staff capacity to provide direct meaningful support to GBV survivors, mentor, supervise and monitor team activities and ensure effective coordination and networking system establishment to the rest of child protection team.
  • The Gender Based Violence Response Officer will be expected to support on child protection sectoral assessment, project planning and coordination with other actors of GBV clusters.
  • In most circumstances, the post holder will be expected to mentor and/or build capacity of implementing partners on the field.

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Support the CPiE Coordinator to conduct child protection and GBV assessments using SC assessment processes and tools and the Inter-agency Child Protection Assessment Resource Toolkit. Adapt the Assessment Tool as necessary to GBV survivors. Coordinate with other SC thematic areas, the national/district Child Protection Working Group and/or other external sector agencies of GBV, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific, disaggregated data analysis of survivors’ needs.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, develop monthly and quarterly plans and costed plans, contributing towards an overall thematic programme plan. From the strategy initiate programming in the following areas as appropriate:
    • Support to the psychosocial (physical, social, emotional) wellbeing of children with GBV victims and their families.
    • Build the staff capacity to provide direct and appropriate support services to GBV survivors
    • Take lead in Prevention and response to sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV) in project communities
    • Mentor, supervise and monitor of gender based violence implementation and draft monitoring action plan for quality control.
    • Prevention and response to all forms of exploitation including harmful child labour and child trafficking
    • Support the integration of GBV cases into other CP case managements process,  CPIMS,CFS and PSS
    • Oversee and coordinate the development and maintenance of data collection and analysis mechanisms and share timely quality information the relevant sector management.
    • Support the integration of child protection sector in to other SC emergencies core sectors on the field
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, supervise project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities (for example, monitoring against individual performance management work plans).
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, prepare and review timely monthly reports submitted by partners and SCI Staff.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator, identify project supplies specific to the programme and GBV Survivors’ needs and coordinate with the logistics team to put in place a sensible phased procurement plan.
  • Work with the M & E plan to ensure links to reporting requirements where possible, refer the M&E framework to build an evidence-base for child protection programming interventions including GBV survivors.
  • With support from the CRM/Accountability Officer put in place accountability activities for your project, ensuring that feedback from children and their families is considered in project design.
  • Ensure that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings and the Sphere standard
  • Ensure survivors of gender based violence are timely identified and provided counselling and other appropriate response services.
  • Ensure relevant referral forms are in place and implemented accordingly.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings including, parent’s forum and child protection committee
  • Provide essential psychosocial first aid support to children and adults when needed.
  • Ensure partner staff are supervised regularly to ensure activities are carried out in line with minimum standard guidelines.
  • Consistently maintain referral pathway of project locations.

Capacity Building:

  •  Provide capacity to implementing partners that have less CPiE experience

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums including the State Child Protection Sub Working Group, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting the coordination of working groups and sub-working groups.
  • With support from the Child Protection Coordinator and/or other senior programme staff, assist in advocacy activities that target decision-makers in-country.
  • In collaboration with the Humanitarian Technical Unit and Child Protection team, feed in learning, experiences and evidence to relevant global advocacy objectives.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
Essential Criteria:

  • University degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Science, Development Studies or equivalent combination of relevant training and experience
  • Minimum 2 years post NYSC work experience in GBV and child Protection work, supervision, community mobilisation and distributions and solid understanding of the actual Nigeria Emergency context.
  • Proven ability to supervise a CP project with holistic approach and integrated to child protection right
  • Fluent in English
  • Working knowledge of Hausa and/or Kanuri
  • Computer literate

Desirable Criteria:

  • Female with high level of personal integrity, commitment and professional responsibility with GBV exigencies.
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Mature personality with life experience is an advantage
  • Able to be a self-started and work in challenging contexts and fragile environment.

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.

Collaboration:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with disaster and conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with partners

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values

Understanding humanitarian contexts and application of humanitarian principles:

  • Ensure that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international humanitarian frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in disaster coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation mechanisms

Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:

  • Demonstrates approachability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to partners and others

Application Deadline: 22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3. Job Title: Health and Nutrition Assistant

Job ID: 190000KB
Location: Yobe
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • To kick start and roll out the implementation and monitoring of health and nutrition activities in the programme “Support to Early Recovery from Conflict and Resilience Building in Yobe State” at the respective Project supported LGAs.

Scope of Role:

  • Reports to: Health and Nutrition Officer
  • Staff reporting to this post: None
  • Budget Responsibilities: None

Key Deliverables:

  • Participate in the mapping exercise of health and nutrition services in health facilities in the LGA using the checklist.
  • Identify existing community platforms for orientation of community members on health and nutrition behaviours.
  • In collaboration with community members, identify community volunteers – Pregnant women and mothers of children under 2years that are practicing the recommended behaviours.
  • Provide mentoring and capacity building of Community volunteers in relation to Health and Nutrition and promote coordination.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with SCI and relevant stakeholders at State and L.G.A level in relation to Health and Nutrition.
  • Write and contribute to reporting including monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required by the project, and case studies, and lessons learned etc.
  • Ensure quality health and nutrition promotion sessions are provided at the supported Health Facilities and during Support group meetings.
  • Support the Maternal Newborn Child Health and Nutrition training for Health Workers and Community Volunteers.
  • Support Project level assessment/surveys as approved by Donor.
  • Support quality data collection of activities conducted in the Communities.
  • Promote increasing awareness of appropriate health and nutrition behaviours in project communities and ensure behaviour change materials are visible in Project supported communities and health facilities.
  • Support the development of case studies and success stories from programme implementation.
  • With support from the Health and Nutrition Officer, ensure programme activities are conducted in Project supported Communities and are in line with the local law and international standards, laws, and policies.
  • Collaborate, coordinate and exchange best practices and lessons learned with other Civil Society organization in relation to health and Nutrition projects in the state.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • The job duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the Post holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Health/Public Health/ Nutrition/ or any related fields with minimum of 1-year progressive experience post NYSC
  • Experience in Nutrition and community based programming
  • Experience in behaviour change programming.
  • Must be from and resides in any of the Project supported LGAs – Damaturu/Potiskum LGAs,
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathise with all beneficiaries and their carers.
  • Experience in community based interventions in Northern Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability at report writing
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages (Hausa/ Kanuri)
  • Computer literate
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Application Deadline: 18th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


4. Job Title: Director of Awards Management

Ref Id: 190000KM
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • As a member of a Senior Management Team, the position of Director of Awards is central to the delivery of a high quality country programme and is accountable for providing strategic direction and creative leadership to the awards function to ensure that this goal is achieved.
  • The role offers a leadership opportunity for an individual highly experienced in grants management, business development and donor communications. It requires an individual capable of supporting ambitious fundraising targets well above the current portfolio of over 30 awards valued at $35m.
  • The individual will build strong positive working relationships with all SMT colleagues and will play a strong coordination role across the Save the Children movement and with donors to ensure compliance. S/he will lead on the coordination of high quality proposals, effective planning and timely analytical reporting.
  • The position will own the Partnership Strategy and be able to assess potential partners effectively and as necessary to build their capacity. Monitoring partner engagements while maintaining systems, processes and the day to day management and capacity building of the awards team will be a key function
  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Key Areas of Accountability
Developing self and others; Networking:

  • Building a high performing award management team (AM) to support good practice and high quality delivery across the Country Office
  • Lead Award Management related capacity building both within the AM team and for other relevant staff members including budget holders
  • Develop strong relationships with the region, centre, members and other Award Directors in the region; escalate issues through the correct channels when required

Communicating with impact:

  • Play a strategic role central to the SMT on all aspects of award management and in particular donor and SCI complaince;
  • Lead the coordination of proposals, working with PDQ, Finance and Operations to produce high quality, fully costed proposals.
  • Work closely with operations to ensure effective planning, regular reviews and the production of timely reports that accurately reflect the impact achieved and lessons learnt during the implementation of an award
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant networks and award management staff of similar organisations in the country, as well as local representatives of donor organisations

Compliance (systems, processes & donor):

  • To engage globally on the development of Save the Children systems and processes and the sharing of best practice
  • To ensure that the Award Management System (AMS) is effectively maintained and up to date for all awards and sub-awards including authorisation and document retention
  • To ensure that key staff (including partners) have a clear understanding of donor compliance requirements throughout the project management cycle and that there is a complete audit trail of the implementation and reporting for all awards

Monitoring and analysis:

  • Working in collaboration with the Finance Director and SMT, ensure the CO has a clear framework for master budget development, cost allocation, monitoring of award budgets, phasing and forecasting, ensuring alignment between the master budget and funding tracker.
  • Using strong financial analysis skills to oversee the award portfolio and pipeline
  • To work in collaboration with the finance department and provide technical advice regarding strategic donor costs allocations with a view to minimise compliance issues where possible

Leadership, portfolio management & strategy:

  • Define the strategic direction of the awards management unit and undertake effective planning that supports the unit to establish and maintain an efficient and  effective awards management process
  • To oversee the performance of SCI’s key indicators and provide other management information to identify and address operational issues that could impact negatively on the delivery of programmes
  • Work with SMT to engage with donors and identify possible funding opportunities in line with CO strategy
  • To support in the development of a Country Office funding strategy that enables proactive engagement across Save the Children globally and with donors to secure funding opportunities in a timely manner, making recommendations and flagging issues to Senior Management
  • To provide detailed analysis of current/ pipeline awards to senior management
  • To engage with Save the Children globally and provide information to support in the building of professional relationships with donors to identify strategic fundraising opportunities

Requirements, Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities
  • Proven track record of active contribution to a senior management team, and providing strategic support across multiple sectors and/or regions
  • Extensive experience with NGOs with increasing responsibilities including a proven experience of establishing and running the award management function in the field
  • Knowledge of the requirements of major institutional donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting; experience of engaging with donors at a strategic level
  • Well-developed skills in staff management. Proven coaching and capacity building skills
  • Understanding of the financial aspects of award management, and understanding of operations and programming
  • Very strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and ability to analyse trends
  • Computer literate (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems)
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Patient, adaptable, able to improvise, and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Strong communication (written and spoken) in English, and strong interpersonal skills, with experience in managing multicultural teams

Desirable:

  • Experience with award management policies, procedures and systems and Save the Children’s award management system (AMS)
  • Understanding of financial reporting from Save the Children’s accounting software (Agresso)
  • Experience of Project Management, M&E Management or Funding Coordination

Application Deadline: 22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


5. Job Title: Social Protection Adviser

Ref Id: 190000KO
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Lead on technical aspects of the Child Development Grant Programme the aim of which is to support the development of an effective and equitable social protection system and structures appropriate to the Nigerian environment.
  • To work closely with government and partners including civil society to ensure innovative approaches are explored, research areas are identified and appropriate protocols developed. In this ensuring that lessons learned and approaches are documented and effectively disseminated.

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Provide technical leadership for the programme, including support to selected States in the development and oversight of cash transfer mechanisms that deliver regular, reliable transfers in a way that is convenient to the beneficiaries, with effective targeting and enrolment processes.
  • Deputise for the National Programme Manager in the absence of the Deputy Programme Manager as appropriate.
  • Ensure the timely provision of high quality technical assistance to the programme and across consortium partners, including appropriate coordination between the technical and operations staff, and linking with Save the Children Member Head Offices or external technical support providers as necessary.
  • Participation in national level social protection discussion forums and advocacy on social protection and cash transfers to engage with the government on policy and strategic issues
  • Facilitate capacity building for staff, consortium partners, selected state governments and Federal government in management of social protection programmes  as well as policy and strategic issues, through training and mentoring, to enable them to consistently deliver high quality interventions;
  • Ensure that programme technical leads are working regularly with, and building the capacity of State Governments to ensure that current information and indicators to monitor needs and performance are available and increasingly used to influence government decision making and ownership.
  • Oversee effective monitoring, learning and accountability, including using the monitoring data at the programme level to improve implementation and support the National Programme Manager to adjust planning and implementation as required.
  • Lead or participate in regular project meetings with the technical, programme focal points across consortium members to ensure as well as with key programme stakeholders:
    • Progress against technical plans are on track;
    • Discussion of programme related issues and establishment of coordination mechanisms to address these;
    •  Learning by  the  consortium  from  relevant best practice and assessing  performance  regularly  against  agreed  programme  objectives  and indicators
    • Sharing initiatives for capacity building with consortium members, focusing at consortium approaches and methodologies;
  • Provide technical support on ensuring value for money on identified effective programmes and techniques and ensure programme systems are flexible and responsive.
  • Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to Save the Children International and our vision, mission and values in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met. Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children International resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.  Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children.

Requirements, Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • Prior experience of designing and delivering cash transfer programmes at scale
  • Proven ability to work within or manage large consortiums with a minimum of 4 years’ experience managing multi-agency programmes
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, while maintaining technical quality.
  • Ability to represent the programme at a  policy and strategic level as well as to engage with and influence key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience of working with national and/or regional level government structures to strengthen the capacity of the state to take ownership for and deliver services.
  • Substantial experience of working and living in Africa, ideally with professional experience in Nigeria
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop others
  • Experience of building, leading and developing a team of senior staff with different backgrounds and expertise
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles
  • Demonstrable understanding of Value for Money and DFID results agenda.
  • Strong communication, and interpersonal skills in English, with substantial experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Highly numerically articulate with a track record of data manipulation and use of spreadsheets and reporting systems.
  • Self-motivated and results orientated.

Desirable:

  • Highly diplomatic and emotionally intelligent with strong oral and written communication skills.

Application Deadline: 22nd March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


6. Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator

Ref: 190000JS
Location: Yobe

Role Summary

  • This role will in line with the current global procurement policy and manual, coordinate the set up or implementation of supply chain functions and responsibilities, under the supervision of the SCM.
  • The role will supervise and manage field supply chain staff in Yobe office, including supply chain support to a smaller sized Jigawa field office.

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordination of programme supply chain needs; implement Save the children  policies and procedures for the management of the supply chain, including areas as procurement for cost effective , transport and distribution, warehousing and stock management, management of vehicle fleets, communication systems, and assets.
  • Ensure that Save the Children  minimum standards of logistics procedures and country policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility, supporting relevant staff as required
  • Manage and support supply chain staff including ensuring clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance
  • Ensure that procedures within the specific area of responsibility meet Save the Children  and donor regulations, whether that be a within a given technical sector in logistics, or a specific field base
  • Provide support to Supply Chain Manager on areas relating to budgets, technical aspects of the programme, and implementation mechanisms as required
  • Provide logistics training and capacity building as required
  • The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children  policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Qualifications And Experience
Essential:

  • Education-Advanced degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics, Business Administration or an equivalent field.
  • Six years progressive experience in supply chain, procurement and logistics management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and in emergency response/humanitarian environments.
  • Proven experience in all technical areas of supply chain operations including procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security.
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Experiencing in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement functions.
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Strong planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills in English

Desirable:

  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics eg fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks
  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention eg Health, WASH, Food Security
  • Knowledge of ERP software for supply chain management.

Application Deadline: 20th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


7. Job Title: Procurement Coordinator (Sourcing)

Job ID: 190000J1
Location: Abuja
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role Purpose

  • Coordinates the sourcing section of the procurement unit and liaises with concerned programmes and departments such as Administration and Finance on Procurement.
  • Requests to ensure the right supplies and services are requested and ensures timely procurement and delivery of goods and services to the requesters.

Key Areas of Accountability
Technical/Operational:

  • Implement procurement planning and strategy by conducting regular market surveys of goods and services in order to establish and maintain a well-defined Supplier database.
  • Educate and assist all customers on planning of procurement (bulk orders) and ensure that all required documents are forwarded by the budget holders in time, with clear specifications, financial codes and appropriate authorization.
  • Support supplier selection and contracting activities by initiating tender processes on standard items purchased regularly with the goal to establish standard Framework Agreements/Pre-qualified suppliers and contracts with main dealers and qualified and committed suppliers.
  • Support call for interests to identify new suppliers by reviewing procurement documents prepared by the Procurement Officer (Sourcing) for correctness, transparency and full compliance with Audit and internal procedures and regulations.
  • Prepare regular (monthly) procurement activity reports for submission to the Supply Chain Manager.
  • Conduct market analysis to check on prices, products and suppliers and advise on best sources of supply and freighting options.
  • Ensure all appropriate due diligence checks and risk assessments are carried out in line with organisational policy.
  • Produce management information reports on a monthly and quarterly basis, including data analysis and recommendations on improving the efficiency of procurement services.
  • Ensure professional management of all suppliers including maintaining good supplier relations and supplier performance review against key performance indicators and framework agreements, regularly updating this information into a global supplier database.
  • Make suppliers aware of Save the Children values, policies and procedures and their need to comply as part of agreements.
  • Supervise and build capacity of the Procurement Officer (Sourcing), Procurement Assistant (Sourcing) and Intern (Sourcing).
  • Perform any other duties assigned by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Procurement & Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or Business Related Field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree + Post Graduate Qualification in Procurement/Logistics/Supply Chain Management accepted in lieu of Master’s Degree.
  • 5+ years of proven and practical experience in procurement and contract management, including ability to review procurement demands and trends, and to develop strategies to fill identified gaps.
  • Field level experience in procurement and logistics or supply chain management for INGOs in development and emergency programmes in Nigeria.
  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of logistics and procurement.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies including travelling at short notice and for extended periods of time.
  • Highly organised with good administration skills for order and information management, able to develop filing systems and databases to ensure an auditable trail.
  • A high level of computer literacy (word, excel, ppt. etc)

Application Deadline: 19th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as it is contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, Save the Children may not provide feedback to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed as received. Save the Children reserves the right to change the closing date, if considered necessary.

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